Essays Tagged: "John D. Rockefeller"

Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution in the US

The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U.S. Steel Company founded by Andrew Carnegie. The Standard Oil Company ... they had to pay the competitors they went through to get the raw materials. Unlike Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller integrated his oil business from top to bottom, his distinctive innovation in mo ... es were still very successful (Conlin, 425-426).Tycoons like Andrew Carnegie, 'the steel king,' and John D. Rockefeller, 'the oil baron,' exercised their genius in devising ways to circument competiti ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Prohibition and Its FailuresThis is about Porhibition and how it failed. Prohibition was a time when crime was on the rise. organized crime was established for the first time also.

, drinking was a highlight of peoples lives. Prohibition was supported by some big businessmen like John D. Rockefeller, whose arguments were how companies and the economy would improve without alcoho ...

(3 pages) 296 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Robber Baron Vs. Captain of Industry.

Robber BaronVs.Captain of Industry?John D. Rockefeller was the guiding force behind the creation of the Standard Oil Company, which gre ... tes, thus much controversy and opposition arose regarding business strategies and its organization. John D. Rockefeller was also one of the United States first major philanthropists, establishing nume ... ons and donating close to $600 million to various charities.An ongoing debate remains as to whether John D. Rockefeller was a "robber baron" or a "captain of industry". Rockefeller was highly criticiz ...

(6 pages) 13321 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Life of John D. Rockefeller, SR. Copyright "¶ 1998 by Ron Chernow Random House, Inc. New York, NY A Book Report

The life of John D. Rockefeller is written by Ron Chernow in 1998. Chernow is a famous writer who is familiar wi ... story such as "The House of Morgan" and "The Warburgs" etc, including the recent Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller. This book is not fiction at all, so it doesn't have dialogue, just lots of dens ... ing a deliberate insight into Rockefeller's true character. It covers the entire life and family of John D. Rockefeller and also covers the public outcries against what he did at the time. But mainly, ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Microsoft monopoly should be broken up." Evaluate this claim using economic theory and evidence on the welfare effects of monopoly and competition.

alled upon to reduce the economic power wielded by so-called "robber barons," such as JP Morgan and John D. Rockefeller, who dominated much of American industry through huge trusts. These trusts were ...

(7 pages) 344 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A comparison between Booker T. Washington (19th century) and Martin Luther King Jr.(20th century).

al appointments of African-Americans were cleared through him. He was funded by Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller, dined at the White House with Theodore Roosevelt and family, and was the guest ... ent along. However, increasingly during his last years, such black intellectuals as W.E.B. Du Bois, John Hope, and William Monroe Trotter denounced his surrender of civil rights and his stressing of t ...

(21 pages) 155 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Essay about American Industrialization About a page long

s time period. The growth of railroads made transportation easier and more available to the public. John D. Rockefeller argued that industrial combinations, such as trusts and monopolies, were a benef ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robber Baron or Industrial statesmen To what extent is it justified to characterize the industrial leaders of the 1865- 1900 era as either "robber barons" or "industrial statesmen"?

g how honest the fortunes of these leaders were. They pondered the tactics of great leaders such as John D. Rockefeller, J. Pierpont Morgan, and Andrew Carnegie. The morals of these businessmen and th ... es in history it appears that not only were they entrepreneurs they were generous to the community. John Rockefeller gave $506,816,041.18 to various missionaries, education boards, universities, and f ...

(4 pages) 141 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Entrepreneurs in American History

some of these entrepreneurs made enormous profits. Two major entrepreneurs of American history are John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and ... they had to pay the competitors they went through to get the raw materials. Unlike Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller integrated his oil business from top to bottom; his distinctive innovation in mo ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The progressive party moderated the backlash of the workers' socialist movement and prevented fall of the American capitalist system.

s continued existence, and the composition of the progressive party."God gave me my money," averred John D. Rockefeller. Men such as John Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie controlled the American econom ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

THE ANTITRUST CASE AGAINST MICROSOFT Should Microsoft prevail for hard work or fall?

alled upon to reduce the economic power wielded by so-called "robber barons," such as JP Morgan and John D. Rockefeller, who dominated much of American industry through huge trusts. These trusts were ...

(7 pages) 107 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"The second Industrial revolution and historic happenings of that time"(Includes the idea of laissez fairieism and the New Deal)

er due to their wealth. The poor remained poor while the rich flourished. Examples of this are with John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. Rockefeller and Carnegie both owned monopolies and contribu ...

(10 pages) 83 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compare and Contrast the Attitudes of Andrew Carnegie, Eugene V. Debs and Booker T. Washington Towards the New Wealth Created in America During the Late Nineteenth Century - Bibliography Included!

tion and extreme economical expansion and wealth for America. Many businessmen such as J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller and Cornelius Vanderbilt among others reached the pinnacle of wealth and amassed ...

(6 pages) 100 1 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Captain of Industry or Robber Baron

in the late 1800's is known as the Industrial Revolution. Two prominent names in big business were John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. There is no doubt that these people left their mark on busi ... g stop them from obtaining wealth. In my opinion Rockefeller and Carnegie were captains of industry.John D. Rockefeller formed the Standard Oil Company in 1870. One of the first things that he had to ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

DBQ on Captains of Industry during American Industrial Revolution

the industrial movement of America. The industrial revolution's leaders, including Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and more, provided the nation with much needed inventions and transportation, t ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

John D Rockefeller as a captain of Industry

John D Rockefeller, founder of standard oil was a captain of industry, he was led to the path of eff ... a way for American corporations of the future.His father started him on the road to business, when John D Rockefeller was seven his father loaned him five dollars at high interest rates. However hars ... loaned him five dollars at high interest rates. However harsh this may seem this paved the way for John. He soon made the correct business choice to lead him to the top. He started doing small job ar ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie's attack on their given titles of "Robber Barons".

Despite the fact that many had viewed John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie as "Tycoons of Industry" or "Robber Barons", these two indus ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In the late nineteenth century, a select few Americans separated themselves from the rest by fulfilling the American Dream.

sident. Andrew Carnegie became one the richest people through his domination of the steel industry. John D. Rockefeller intuitive business practices in the oil industry resulted in his addition to the ... mforts and luxuries, is also great; but the advantages of this law are also greater still." (D. #C) John B. Weaver took note to the corruption entangled in trusts which several industrialist took adva ...

(3 pages) 61 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

John Pierpont Morgan's Powerful Empire and Enduring Legacy.

turn of the 20th century have set the standards for the business leaders of today. Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and John Pierpont Morgan also created controversy over how much power one perso ... ney out of a situation where he had to avoid a crisis is commendable. At that moment in his career, John Pierpont Morgan did what had to be done, regardless of possible consequences. His importance du ...

(9 pages) 71 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Early American Entrepeneurs.

per. Business leaders struggled to be competitive and even develop monopolies in certain industries.John D. Rockefeller was one of the most famous business leaders of his time. Rockefeller had been in ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History